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Travel for the Bad Experiences

CHINA | Wed, 22 Aug 2012 | By cici | Views [3640] | Comments [1]

*Every single bad experience has either happened to me or a close friend. Not a single one is made up. How many people can you think of who traveled to "find themselves?" There is this expectation that when you travel you feel ... Read more >

Tags: backpacking, bad experience, china, india, lhasa, on the road, the philippines, tibetan, trekking

Lhasa's Palace. Monasteries and Temples

CHINA | Sat, 20 Mar 2010 | By bundynbeaches | Views [1319] | Comments [4]

I only had a five day break between jobs so it was always going to be a quick trip. The travel agency was nervous about getting the required Tibet Travel Permits for us because in the last few years a Tibetan religious festival at the end of the ... Read more >

Tags: lhasa, monasteries, monks, tibet, yak

Photos: Lhasa's Temples and a Palace

CHINA | Wed, 17 Mar 2010 | By bundynbeaches | Photo Gallery

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Tags: lhasa, palace, tempes, tibet

On Top of the World

CHINA | Fri, 30 Oct 2009 | By ryanandjo | Views [3748] | Comments [2]

Travelling to the “roof top of the world” wasn’t one of the easiest decisions we’ve made. It’s a place of constant religious and political tension, so the Tibet ‘story’ is a fascinating one. China has always considered Tibet to be part of its Empire, ... Read more >

Tags: dalai lama, everest base camp, gyantse, lhasa, potala palace, qinghai to tibet railway, sakya, shigatse, tibet, zhangmu

Searching for Shangri-La

CHINA | Sun, 20 Sep 2009 | By poeanne | Views [567]

Friday September 18, 2009 Shangri-la is not a place. It is within yourself. Today, we are free.   No tours, no excursions, no climbing.   And today we with replenished our carry ons with all clean clothes.... Read more >

Tags: jhakong monastary, lhasa, muslim area, old town, tibet

This is the last steps ... I promise

CHINA | Sun, 20 Sep 2009 | By poeanne | Views [700] | Comments [1]

Thursday September 17, 2009 We did not start our touring until noon today because my sister teaches college classes online.  She teaches 4 classes every Wednesday evening almost back to back over 4 hours back home.  But with the time difference the ... Read more >

Tags: lhasa, norbunga monastary, sera monastary, tibet

Managing the altitude, climbing up to Potala Palace

CHINA | Fri, 18 Sep 2009 | By poeanne | Views [1074] | Comments [1]

Wednesday September 16, 2009.   It was not an easy climb up to Potala Palace to say the least, but we were not the only people stopping to rest and catch our breaths along the way.   We started early when it was cooler.   The experience of being ... Read more >

Tags: lhasa, potala palace, tibet

If it's Tuesday, it must be Tibet!

CHINA | Fri, 18 Sep 2009 | By poeanne | Views [517]

Our first introduction to the mighty Himalayas was from the plane window.   Let’s just say they were far too close on both sides of the plane, and it was more comfortable looking straight ahead.   No problems finding our driver and getting to Lhasa.... Read more >

Tags: lhasa, tibet

Mountains and Monastries

CHINA | Mon, 7 May 2007 | By moore_on_tour | Views [623]

I was trying not to get too excited about coming to Tibet as I didn't want to get disappointed. Lhasa it's self is a capital city like any Chinese city, there are still some Tibeten areas but these are very touristy. But once you get out of Lhasa ... Read more >

Tags: lhasa, snow, tibet


CHINA | Mon, 5 Feb 2007 | By tana | Views [772] | Comments [2]

I must say this at the start of every journal entry but Tibet is really amazing- so far, we have only been in Lhasa for a day:) I know I say this every entry as well, but...the scenery on the train trip up here was awesome! Unfortunately our camera's ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, lhasa, tibet

The Tibetan Side of Town

CHINA | Sun, 26 Mar 2006 | By lolo | Views [1275] | Comments [1]

Hey guys. (hey ray, i added you in....so we can stay in touch!!) So, on a whim, I booked a flight from Chengdu to Lhasa ~ and here I am, in Tibet. Staying in the Tibetan home in Songpan really made me curious as to what it would be like here ~ ... Read more >

Tags: lhasa, mountains, tibet


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